7894 AL-116, Gainesville, AL 35464, USA
SOLD! Black Belt Farm is a four house breeder hen farm with 145 acres +/- +/- of land for sale in Sumter County, AL. This farm grows for Koch Foods out of Forest, MS. The houses are 42×500 put in production February 2017. The farm combines the possibility for income from catfish production and cattle, hay, or row crop from the 145+/- total acres +/-.
The poultry farm has a potential gross annual income based on Koch Foods Cash Flow Projection of $348,000. These houses have a 10,000 hen and 1,000 rooster placement. The farm has a Vencomatic Egg Packer with conveyers to all four houses. Valco nest and egg tables, Choretime Feeders with the hen feeders being pan feeders, Lubing Drinkers, 10 52 inch Acme Fans, Recirculating Cool Cells, Plastic Slats, Rotem Controllers, well and city water, One central egg room, John Deere generator, and Eagon bi-fold doors. This poultry farm is built to last. The second flock of birds will be placed in February 2018.
There are 21+/- acres +/- of water on the farm. This was in Catfish production until 2013. The seller states the ponds are 90% ready for production again. A few items will be needed to put the ponds back in produciton. Those are aerators, water monitor system, feed system, and some pond maintenance. The estimated cost for this is around $75,000. The production capacity has been 10,000 lbs of Catfish per acre of water in the past.
The land is currently is hay production. The forage base is mostly Fescue with some summer perennials. With some fencing it would have good potential for livestock. 85+/- acres +/- are in open land not associated with the poultry or aquatic production.
The Home was built in 1999 with 2000+/- Sq Ft on the main floor and 1000+/- Sq Ft on the upper level. The main floor has the master bedroom with 3 bedrooms upstairs and a total of 3 baths. The yard features a nice patio, gazebo, and plenty of room to play. There is a two bay garage with a lift and shop area. Another equipment barn that is enclosed partially and also has a wood working shop.
This farm presents a great opportunity for the new owner to skip the building process and go straight in to production. Blackbelt Farms is a bio secure area and no visitors are allowed without a listing agent being present. All visitors must abide by PoultrySouth’s Standard Operating Procedures for visiting a farm. This includes being qualified with a poultry farm lender.
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